bone in (one's) leg

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bone in (one's) leg

obsolete An invalid or fictitious excuse for being idle or lazy. You don't want to dance? Why, is there a bone in your leg?
See also: bone, leg
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a bone in your leg (or head)

a (feigned) reason for idleness. informal
See also: bone, leg
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